Following are some of the MCQs developed to assess the learning of SSC-I students in Pakistan Studies subject. The practice of these Pak-studies MCQs will help you better prepare for board exams. Once you have attempted this quiz, you can check your answers on another page for which a link has been provided at the end.
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1. Which of the following acted as an immediate reason for the establishment of the All India Muslim League in 1906?
A. the Simla Deputation, 1906
B. Hindu domination of the Congress
C. Mistreatment of Muslims by the British
D. Congress’ Demand for self-government
2. All India Muslim League won 1945-46 General elections both at the center and provinces.
The prime reason behind Muslim support to the league in the vote was;
A. the dynamic leadership of Mr. Jinnah.
B. the league’s struggle for a united India.
C. British support to the league in elections.
D. prior bitter experience of Congress rule.
3. All of the following energy sources can be used to produce eco-friendly energy EXCEPT
A. Fossil fuel
B. river water
D. sea breezes
4. Which of the following sectors of the economy is the largest source of foreign exchange earning in Pakistan?
D. Textile Industry.
5. Eucalyptus plants are types of plants whose roots go deep into the ground and deplete groundwater.
These plants can be used to check;
D. global warming.
6. Identify the climatic region of Pakistan in which the city of Karachi falls.
A. Highland Climate.
B. Low land Climate.
C. Arid Climate.
D. Maritime Climate.
7. The 1937 provincial elections held under the Government of India Act of 1935 showed
A. the Congress was successful in few provinces.
B. by and large the league failed in the election.
C. the league won most of the Muslim seats.
D. major political parties boycotted the election.
8. “We do not demand Pakistan simply to have a piece of land but we want a laboratory where we could experiment on Islamic principles.”
The above extract has been taken from
A. Iqbal’s Allahabad Speech 1930.
B. Jinnah’s Lahore Speech 1940.
C. Jinnah’s Islamia College Peshawar Speech 1946.
D. Jinnah’s speech to the first Constituent Assembly in 1947.
9. Jinnah’s Lahore Address is considered to have put an end to any future prospects of;
A. Partition of the subcontinent.
B. a united Independent India.
C. a federation of princely states.
D. the departure of British from India.
10. In the Provincial Election of 1937, the All India Muslim League failed to win Muslim seats.
One of the reasons for this failure of the league was
A. its communal approach.
B. its anti-British policy.
C. the Muslim representation in the Congress
D. an ineffective election campaign of the league.
11. Sir Stafford Cripps was sent by the British government to India in 1942 to win political support in the war efforts against Germany in return for a pledge of freedom after the war.
Which of the following was a feature of the freedom plan proposed by Sir Stafford Cripps in 1942?
A. A union of India with dominion status.
B. Partition of India into two independent states.
C. provision of the right of self-determination for the princely states.
D. Parity of representation for Muslims and Hindus at the center.
12. Global Warming and Climate Change are the most urgent problems facing humankind on earth.
What can you as an individual to counter global warming?
A. Mega scale plantation
B. Use of personal transport
C. Use of public transport
D. Construction of a wind power station.
13. All of the following statements show the emphasis of Gandhi during his talks with Jinnah in 1944 EXCEPT
A. emphasis on looking into partition after the British departure.
B. urge on joining hands to drive the British out of India by force.
C. emphasis on accepting Hindus and Muslims as part of one Indian Nation.
D. claim to speak on behalf of local people irrespective of religion, race, color, etc.
14. Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal in his 1930 Allahabad address demanded a separate Muslim state in the Indian subcontinent.
The areas with a Muslim majority suggested by Iqbal to be part of the proposed Muslim state included
A. Punjab, NWFP, Sindh, Balochistan
B. Punjab, NWFP, Sindh, Balochistan, Kashmir
C. Punjab, NWFP, Sindh, Balochistan, Bengal.
D. Punjab, KPK, Sindh, Balochistan, Kashmir, Bengal.
15. According to Pakistan’s official estimates the total forest cover of the country is_________ percent.